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Law of the sea

See below for a selection of the latest books from Law of the sea category. Presented with a red border are the Law of the sea books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Law of the sea books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Jurisdiction and Arbitration Agreements in Contracts for the Carriage of Goods by Sea

Jurisdiction and Arbitration Agreements in Contracts for the Carriage of Goods by Sea

Author: Jonatan Echebarria Fernandez Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/01/2021

Jurisdiction and Arbitration Agreements in Contracts for the Carriage of Goods by Sea focuses on party autonomy and its limitations in relation to jurisdiction and arbitration clauses included in contracts for the carriage of goods by sea in case of any cargo dispute. The author takes the perspective of the shipping companies and the shipowners, as these are the driving forces of the shipping industry due to their strategic importance. The book provides an analysis of the existing law on the recognition and validity of jurisdiction and arbitration clauses in the contracts for the carriage of goods by sea. The author also seeks to provide conclusions and to learn lessons for the future of the non-recognition and the non-enforcement of the clauses in the existing fragmented legal framework at an international, European Union, and national level (England & Wales and Spain). The interface between the different legal regimes reveals the lack of international harmonisation and the existence of 'forum shopping' when a cargo interest sues the shipowner or the party to whom the shipowner charters the vessel. This concise book provides a useful overview of existing research, for students, scholars and shipping lawyers

Port State Control

Port State Control

This book is the quintessential guide to port state control. It provides detailed information on all aspects of the topic, including the legal base for port state control, its global application, and the major practical implications for the maritime world. It also offers expert analysis of the port state control procedures as defined by the IMO, and gives extensive information on regional port state control agreements throughout the globe. Port state control is an ever-changing area of law. This third edition is fully updated and covers new areas such as: The implications of the Maritime Labour Convention Amendments and changes to all regional port state control systems since January 2011 The new Abuja and Riyadh Memorandum of Understanding EU Directive 95/21 The expansion of port state controls since September 2001 The new system implemented by the US coast guard since 2010 How port state measurements are being used to improve fisheries compliance The 2009 maritime safety package, adopted by the European Parliament in 2009. This unique book is essential reading for all those who are involved in port state control, including maritime lawyers, insurers, academics, charterers, shipowners, shipping companies and port officials.

Cartner on the International Law of the Shipmaster

Cartner on the International Law of the Shipmaster

Author: John A. C. Cartner Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

This unique text provides a comprehensive review of the laws and regulations governing the modern shipmaster, all in one complete volume. The only source which surveys the law in all IMO member states, this book provides an expert comparison of the law of agency for shipmasters and crews across multiple jurisdictions, encompassing liabilities and penalties from around the globe. The book opens with a brief history and survey of the law of the shipmaster, both internationally and on a domestic level. The author then expertly addresses vital issues including certification, nationality, and taxation requirements; a comparison of regimes of law of agency for shipmasters and crews across jurisdictions; and an examination of shipmaster duties, liabilities, and penalties in all IMO member states. The insights it provides constitute an invaluable aid to decision making for the modern master and anyone association with this pivotal profession. New to this edition are brand new chapters on: Criminalization Third parties at sea: pirates, refugees, and stowaways Shipyards and other vendors Fishing and offshore Insurance Maritime security , foreign navies, coastguards and customs Port agents This book is an invaluable reference for shipmasters, maritime lawyers, and students of maritime law worldwide.

Bills of Lading

Bills of Lading

Bills of lading form an essential part of the carriage of goods by sea and international trade. Their multi-functional nature, together with the large volume of case law and regulation, make the law in this field as complex as it is commercially vital. This bestselling book, now in its third edition, provides a detailed analysis of the law and practice applicable to bills of lading before, during, and after shipment, helping today's busy practitioner to quickly and easily find the information they need. This book has been fully revised and updated with all the major developments, including: reference to increasingly important Singapore and Far-Eastern decisions; an analysis of modern developments in seaworthiness, from vetting and approval clauses to the topical issues of vulnerability and piracy attacks; detailed examination of misdelivery, fraudulent or forged bills of lading, and delivery without production of a bill of lading; revised coverage of conflicts and procedural matters, including anti-suit injunctions, jurisdiction battles, and the scope of arbitration; reference to relevant European law relating to issues of jurisdiction and procedure; comprehensive treatment of switch bills, transhipment, house bills, deck carriage, and container cargo; and new material on the practical implications of electronic bills of lading, and the implications of automated vessels. This text continues to provide an indispensable reference for maritime practitioners and institutions worldwide.

Maritime Safety in Europe

Maritime Safety in Europe

Author: Justyna (University of Gdansk, Poland) Nawrot Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/12/2020

The book is concerned with the harmonisation of maritime safety legal systems in Europe. It describes maritime safety legal systems in selected European countries as well as maritime safety issues from the perspective of the International Maritime Organisation, European Union, and European Free Trade Association. Distinguished scholars from Europe's leading maritime law academic centres present national perspectives of maritime safety systems, questioning whether the adopted national solutions guarantee the compatibility with IMO and EU legal regime, as well as assessing the global and EU system. Moreover, the book seeks to provide some answers as to whether the IMO goals on maritime safety are adequate in light of current safety challenges and how to achieve higher level of enforcement of internationally-recognised maritime safety standards. It will be of great assistance to those readers who need to familiarize themselves with current problems inherent in maritime safety, whether that be lawyers, scholars, professional mariners, or national institutions.

Ship Operations

Ship Operations

Author: Baris Soyer Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/11/2020

This book covers in one handy volume all the major topics associated with ship operations. Carefully, co-ordinated to ensure breadth, relevance and lack of overlap, the topics covered are addressed by authors are the very top of their profession, whether in legal practice or academia, and are presented in a manner which is topical and clear. Part I offers a detailed and critical analysis of issues of contemporary importance concerning new liability regimes and developments. Part 2 discusses how parties, in particular ship operators, attempt in contemporary practice to allocate their risks concerning ship operations. Part 3 evaluates the legal position of those involved in more 'back office' operations. The book provides an invaluable guide to recent legal and practical developments and offers a comprehensive, well-informed and thoroughly practical guide on what is a very complex and developing area of law. It will therefore be of great use to legal practitioners and administrators of ship operations worldwide, as well as students in this area and academics associated with maritime law generally.

Perils of the Seas and Inherent Vice in Marine Insurance Law

Perils of the Seas and Inherent Vice in Marine Insurance Law

Author: Ayca Ucar Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

The Supreme Court ruling in Global Process System Inc. v Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad (The Cendor MOPU) created a shock wave in the London marine insurance market, as the Supreme Court decision changed the boundaries of doctrine with respect to the meaning of 'perils of the sea' and 'inherent vice'. Both phrases play an important role in the insurance market, affecting both assureds and insurers and their respective interests under all classes of marine insurance policies. This book reviews the origin of the clauses 'perils of the sea' and 'inherent vice' by tracing back through the early cases in order to understand the origin and noting how and why the changes occurred. It will examine how the law has been developed in the recent cases and discuss whether the Supreme Court case The Cendor MOPU has overruled the previous cases in terms of the clauses 'inherent vice' and 'perils of the sea'. Considering the impact of The Cendor MOPU decision with respect to the Marine Insurance Act 1906, as well as the standard Institute Cargo Clauses, it evaluates whether the decision is consistent with these things and discusses the effect of the decision on recent cases and on the insurance market.

Admiralty in a Nutshell

Admiralty in a Nutshell

Author: Frank Maraist, Thomas Galligan, Catherine Maraist, Dean Sutherland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Addresses maritime tort law, collision law, worker injury claims, wrongful death, and platform injuries. Explores maritime property liens and the seaman's employment contract, wages, and compromise of claims. Discusses marine insurance, towage and pilotage, salvage, and general average. Also covers sovereign immunity; joint and several liability, indemnity, and contribution; liability limitations; and jurisdiction and procedure in maritime claims.

Law of the Sea Bulletin

Law of the Sea Bulletin

Author: United Nations, Office of Legal Affairs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Issued three times a year, the Bulletin provides cogent and timely information on issues related to the Convention on the Law of the Sea - 'the constitution for the ocean' and contains the most recent legal materials relevant to the law of the sea. It includes national legislation, bilateral agreements and multilateral treaties, as well as, information on decisions of the International Court of Justice, arbitral tribunals and other dispute settlement procedures.

The Law of the Sea

The Law of the Sea

Author: United Nations Office of Legal Affairs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Compiled by the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, this bibliography covers 20 subject categories based on the major topics of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea. It is intended for the use of those interested in ocean affairs and the law of the sea matters in general and in the UN Convention on the Law in the Sea.

Maritime Claims and Boundary Delimitation

Maritime Claims and Boundary Delimitation

Author: Nicholas A. Ioannides Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/09/2020

This book delves into the major developments triggered by the hydrocarbon discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean over the last twenty years, focusing on maritime boundary delimitation. Examining the impact that the hydrocarbon discoveries have had on the application of the law of the sea rules by the East Med states, the book looks at the new trends concerning the implementation of the law of the sea in the region. The book analyses regional state practice in terms of maritime delimitation, namely the conclusion of bilateral agreements based on the law of the sea rules, both conventional and customary, reflecting the East Med states' willingness to cooperate in order to reap the benefits of the energy windfall. Alongside this analysis, an outline of the hydrocarbon discoveries and the pertinent maritime activities is given, as well as further coverage of the overlapping maritime claims and disputes between Greece, Cyprus and Turkey on one side, and Lebanon and Israel on the other. Moreover, the book examines the validity of maritime claims made by or through non-state entities in the region, namely the State of Palestine, the UK Sovereign Base Areas and the so-called 'Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus' and their potential impact on the delimitation agreements already in place. The book argues that the East Med paradigm concerning the successful application of the pertinent norms in maritime delimitation proves that international law is resilient and capable of providing solutions in other turbulent regions around the globe. This book will be of interest and importance to academics and students of international law, professionals in the oil and shipping industries, legal professionals and government agencies.

The law of the sea

The law of the sea

Author: United Nations: Office of Legal Affairs: Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2020

Compiled by the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, this bibliography covers 20 subject categories based on the major topics of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea. It is intended for the use of those interested in ocean affairs and the law of the sea matters in general and in the UN Convention on the Law in the Sea.